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This job receives and prepares specimens according to standard
protocols and procedures; performs laboratory tests and
calculations to provide data for use in diagnosis and treatment of
disease; performs quality control procedures and evaluates test
performance and results; calibrates, maintains and monitors
equipment used in analytical determinations; performs phlebotomy
procedures as appropriate; and maintains confidentiality of patient
Sign On Bonus
Required - Bachelor's degree
Required - None.
Required - Current license or temporary license as a Clinical
Laboratory Scientist-Generalist or Clinical Laboratory
Scientist-Specialist in the state of practice
Meet CLIA and CAP requirements for testing personnel relative to
scope of duties
ASCP certification as a Medical Technologist
Any incumbents certified by ASCP on or after January 1, 2004
must successfully complete the requirements of the ASCP's
Certification Maintenance Program
Knowledge Skills and Abilities (KSAs)
Must have computer skills and dexterity required for data entry
and retrieval of patient information. Must be proficient with
Windows-style applications and keyboard.
Effective verbal and written communication skills and the
ability to present information clearly and professionally to
varying levels of individuals throughout the patient care
Good analytical and problem solving skills
Demonstrates good judgement in performing duties and conflict
- Good interpersonal skills
Performs, develops and interprets routine and/or specialized
laboratory testing independently without error, within established
Performs, analyzes and records quality control and instrument
maintenance/troubleshooting making judgments concerning results,
and takes appropriate action necessary to maintain accuracy and
precision. Escalates appropriately when results are out of control
and ensures adequate documentation of corrective action.
Adheres to regulatory compliance guidelines and maintains an
awareness of accreditation standards for laboratories by reviewing
the most current checklist/standards. Follows safety guidelines,
OIG compliance requirements and follows protocol for proficiency
testing of samples.
Participates in performance improvement opportunities by
assisting in the collection and analysis of data and supports
business development and cost reduction initiatives by managing
supply and reagent inventory.
Adapts behavior to the specific patient population, including
but not limited to: respect for privacy, method of introduction to
the patient, adapting explanation of services or procedures to be
performed, requesting permissions and communication style.
- Other related duties as required.
The above statements describe the general nature and level of
work only. They are not an exhaustive list of all required
responsibilities, duties, and skills. Other duties may be added, or
this description amended at any time.
The employer is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, protected veteran status, or disability
Physical and Environmental Demands
The physical essential functions of this job include (but are
not limited to) the following: Frequently exerting 10 to 20 pounds
of force to move objects; occasionally exerting up to 100 pounds of
force. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for
sedentary work. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Because the incumbent works within a healthcare setting, there may
be occupational risk for exposure to hazardous medications or
hazardous waste within the environment through receipt, transport,
storage, preparation, dispensing, administration, cleaning and/or
disposal of contaminated waste. The risk level of exposure may
increase depending on the essential job duties of the role.
Are you ready to make a difference? Apply Today!
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